Sales

Festivity continues career with her father at Yarraman Park

Stakes-winning mare Festivity will begin her career as a broodmare at Arthur and Harry Mitchell’s Yarraman Park Stud after the New South Wales-based nursery purchased the daughter of their resident stallion I Am Invincible (Invincible Spirit) for $480,500 on gavelhouse.com yesterday. Raced by David Ellis’ Te Akau syndicate, Festivity won six of her starts, headed... Read More

Inglis to hold two-day Australian Weanling Sale in May

The Inglis Australian Weanling Sale will be extended to two days after the company catalogued 415 yearlings for the May 4 and 5 Riverside Stables auction, the largest offering of foals in Sydney since 2010. Officially launched last night, the Australian Weanling Sale catalogue includes weanlings by 94 different sires including Zoustar (Northern Meteor), Pierro... Read More

Melody Belle’s half-sister Exaltation set for date with Zoustar

Champion mare Melody Belle’s (Commands) half-sister Exaltation (Not A Single Doubt) will be covered by Zoustar (Northern Meteor) this spring after being sold to Widden Stud yesterday for $NZ560,000. The famed Hunter Valley farm beat out rivals from Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong to purchase the five-year-old Te Akau Racing mare, who is in-foal... Read More

Opportunities aplenty at Magic Millions’ QTIS sale

With such strong figures produced at yearling sale markets across the board this year, value has become an ever-diminishing product on the buyers’ side of the coin. However, the two-day Magic Millions March Gold Coast Yearling Sale which gets underway today has quickly made a name for itself as a reliable source of profitable returns... Read More

James and Wellwood land final day blow to end landmark NZB sale

On Wednesday, the final day of Book 1, Roger James and Robert Wellwood went to an unprecedented $900,000 to land a colt by The Autumn Sun (Redoute’s Choice), a yearling that was in the eyes of the training duo the standout youngster of the sale, and yesterday the pair returned to the well on the... Read More

Tofane the star attraction at Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale 

Star mare Tofane (Ocean Park) looks set to light up the Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale after it was confirmed that the four-time Group 1 winner will go under the hammer at the Gold Coast in May. The Michael Moroney-trained six-year-old had been set to be offered as part of the Newgate Consignment at last... Read More